Yavneh Alum Creating Camp Memories

Rabbi Karen is excited to return to Camp Yavneh this summer!  She attended Yavneh as a camper, counselor and Rosh Aydah from 1987-1996. Rabbi Karen currently serves as Co-Rabbi and…

Spotlight on Camp Activities

Rikud – ריקוד Rikud (dance) at Machaneh Yavneh has many forms.  There is hip-hop, Zumba, and Israeli folk dance.  We aim to inspire kids to love and appreciate Israeli dance….

Creating Lifelong Friendships

Ella, a six-year Yavneh camp alumni, including Na’aleh, invited all her Kerem friends for a long weekend at her grandparent’s Catskills home. This home has special meaning for her and…

Discover New Activities at Camp Yavneh!

Sadna (noun – Hebrew) – Definition – Workshop סדנא So, the relevance to Camp Yavneh is?? I’m so glad you asked. Announcing Sadna workshops coming second session! Imagine deepening your…

Welcome 2017 Roshei Aydah

The wait is over! We are so excited to announce our 2017 Roshei Aydah. Read their bios here.   Gurim (Grades 2-4): Mandy Budd and Cooper Eisenhard Kfirim (Grades 5-6): Adam…

Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month

QUOTES FROM EMMA JONAS’ DVAR: “…I have to say sometimes it’s hard because siblings want to be able to do things together, yet sometimes it seems that we can’t all…

New Challenge Course Coming This Summer

Ever wonder what it would be like to go on American Ninja Warrior? Camp Yavneh is installing a Ninja Warrior-themed Obstacle Course for summer, 2017! Yavneh has hired hired Eddie…

Saul and Ruthie Back Together Again…

We welcome back brother and sister of the Strosberg family who are re-joining our staff after many years away.  Check out their favorite memories of camp Rabbi Saul Strosberg –…